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The crucial role of Medicaid in America’s health care system

The crucial role of Medicaid in America’s health care system

Despite many assertions to the contrary, Senate leaders are now saying they want to vote on the replacement bill for Obamacare before the month is out. Front and center ...

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Why restoring morale is important to mental health in difficult times

Why restoring morale is important to mental health in difficult times

The term demoralization was originally coined in the 1970s by a psychiatrist who was seeing patients that didn’t quite meet full criteria for major depression. ...

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How Trump’s global health budget endangers Americans

How Trump’s global health budget endangers Americans

Pandemics – global outbreaks of infectious diseases like the 1918 influenza that killed 40 million people and the 2009 H1N1 virus, which caused up to 203,000 fatalities – ...

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HIV/AIDS funding is an investment worth protecting

HIV/AIDS funding is an investment worth protecting

A recent study by the Antiretroviral Therapy Cohort Collaboration found that young people living with HIV have about the same life expectancy as the general population. ...

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Is the developed world we’ve created giving us cancer?

Is the developed world we’ve created giving us cancer?

I had assumed that the small lump in my breast was a blocked milk duct from nursing my seven-month-old son. The news that I had stage 2 breast cancer stunned. “But it’s ...

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As scientists train the immune
system to fight cancer, others look to combat costs

As scientists train the immune system to fight cancer, others look to combat costs

Poison, radiation or surgery. For decades now, these have been the only weapons available in the war against cancer. But everyone who has known cancer up close – ...

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How yoga is helping girls heal from trauma

How yoga is helping girls heal from trauma

Rocsana Enriquez started thinking about yoga again when she was pregnant. She was 19 and in an abusive relationship. When she was younger, Rocsana, whom I interviewed ...

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Why stable relationships are ‘poison control’ in fighting trauma and stress in kids

Why stable relationships are ‘poison control’ in fighting trauma and stress in kids

Editor’s note: May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This article is part of a series exploring how research into adverse childhood experiences – or ACEs – is helping ...

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The steps that can help adults heal from childhood trauma

The steps that can help adults heal from childhood trauma

Editor’s note: This article is the third in a series exploring how research into adverse childhood experiences – or ACEs – is helping researchers, therapists, parents, ...

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Why a monthly period is especially hard for millions of women and girls around the world

Why a monthly period is especially hard for millions of women and girls around the world

Millions of girls and women are displaced and on the move right now globally – and the Trump administration’s proposed drastic cuts to humanitarian aid will have a major ...

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